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Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?

Updated March 16, 2020 85.1k votes 9.0k voters 56.7k views53 items

List RulesVote up the most accomplished wide receivers in the NFL for the 2018-2019 season.

In order to be one of the best wide receivers in the NFL, players must learn their routes, lose their defenders, and most importantly, not drop the ball. Also known as the fastest and most agile players in the league, these are the best wide receivers in the NFL right now.  

When fans discuss the best wide receivers in football, players like the Odell Beckham Jr. and DeAndre Hopkins are usually in the mix. In recent years, stars like Michael Thomas, Tyreek Hill, and Mike Evans have all made a name for themselves with their stellar play on the field. 

Vote for who you think are the best current NFL wide receivers. Even if the player is a rookie or a veteran, just vote up the WRs who are currently playing well in the league. Feel free to add other great wide receivers missing from the list.

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  • 1
    Michael Thomas
    2,659
    1,363

    Michael Thomas

    New Orleans Saints

    PositionWide receiver

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

  • 2
    DeAndre Hopkins
    3,399
    1,893

    DeAndre Hopkins

    Arizona Cardinals

    PositionWide receiver

    BirthplaceCentral, South Carolina

    Age28

  • 3
    Julio Jones
    3,772
    2,251

    Julio Jones

    Atlanta Falcons

    PositionWide receiver

    BirthplaceFoley, Alabama

    Age31

    More Julio Jones 

    #7 of 91 The Best Alabama Crimson Tide Football Players of All Time#5 of 214 The Best Wide Receivers of All Time

  • 4
    Tyreek Hill
    2,073
    1,202

    Tyreek Hill

    Kansas City Chiefs

    PositionWide Receiver, Return specialist

    Age26

  • 5
    Davante Adams
    1,555
    953

    Davante Adams

    Green Bay Packers

    PositionWide receiver

    BirthplaceEast Palo Alto, California

    Age27

  • 6
    Keenan Allen
    1,412
    964

    Keenan Allen

    Los Angeles Chargers

    PositionWide receiver

    BirthplaceGreensboro, North Carolina

    Age28

  • 7
    Amari Cooper
    1,265
    842

    Amari Cooper

    Dallas Cowboys

    PositionWide receiver

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida

    Age26

  • 8
    Stefon Diggs
    1,200
    729

    Stefon Diggs

    Minnesota Vikings

    PositionWide receiver

    BirthplaceGaithersburg, Maryland

    Age26

  • 9
    Mike Evans
    1,674
    1,157

    Mike Evans

    Texas A&M Aggies football

    PositionWide receiver

    BirthplaceGalveston, Texas

    Age27

    More Mike Evans 

    #3 of 69 The Best Texas A&M Football Players of All Time#40 of 53 The Most Likable Active NFL Players

  • 10
    Adam Thielen
    1,787
    1,313

    Adam Thielen

    Minnesota Vikings

    PositionWide receiver

    BirthplaceDetroit Lakes, Minnesota

    Age30

  • 11
    Cooper Kupp
    651
    429

    Cooper Kupp

    Los Angeles Rams

    PositionWide receiver

  • 12
    JuJu Smith-Schuster
    1,666
    1,177

    JuJu Smith-Schuster

    Pittsburgh Steelers

    PositionWide receiver

    BirthplaceLong Beach, California

  • 13
    T. Y. Hilton
    1,135
    849

    T. Y. Hilton

    Indianapolis Colts

    PositionWide receiver

    BirthplaceMiami Springs, Florida

    Age30

  • 14
    Chris Godwin
    285
    161

    Chris Godwin

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    PositionWide receiver

  • 15
    Odell Beckham Jr.
    2,730
    2,167

    Odell Beckham Jr.

    Cleveland Browns

    PositionWide receiver

    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana

    Age27

    More Odell Beckham Jr. 

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  • 16
    Kenny Golladay
    328
    216

    Kenny Golladay

    Detroit Lions

    PositionWide Receiver

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

  • 17
    Jarvis Landry
    1,268
    977

    Jarvis Landry

    Cleveland Browns

    PositionWide receiver

    BirthplaceConvent, Louisiana

    Age27

  • 18
    Julian Edelman
    1,188
    901

    Julian Edelman

    New England Patriots

    PositionWide receiver

    BirthplaceRedwood City, California

    Age34

  • 19
    Tyler Lockett
    640
    466

    Tyler Lockett

    Seattle Seahawks

    PositionWide receiver, Return specialist

    BirthplaceTulsa, Oklahoma

    Age27

    More 

    #42 of 106 The Fastest NFL Players of All Time#12 of 213 The Best Seattle Seahawks of All Time

  • 20
    Larry Fitzgerald
    1,644
    1,299

    Larry Fitzgerald

    Arizona Cardinals

    PositionWide receiver

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

    Age37

  • 21
    A. J. Green
    1,695
    1,443

    A. J. Green

    Cincinnati Bengals

    PositionWide receiver

    BirthplaceSummerville, South Carolina

    Age32

    More A. J. Green 

    #156 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever#190 of 322 People Who Should Be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

  • 22
    Antonio Brown
    3,211
    2,865
  • 23
    Brandin Cooks
    976
    839

    Brandin Cooks

    Los Angeles Rams

    PositionWide receiver

    BirthplaceStockton, California

    Age27

  • 24
    Courtland Sutton
  • 25
    Calvin Ridley
    509
    395

    Calvin Ridley

    Atlanta Falcons

    PositionWide receiver